Thought Leadership

BWF is a recognized and respected thought leader in the philanthropic sector. We are constantly assessing the fundraising landscape and providing timely guidance and insights.

BWF is a recognized and respected thought leader in the philanthropic sector. We are constantly assessing the fundraising landscape and providing timely guidance and insights.

Human Services/Public Society Benefit

7 Accelerators for Faith-Based Fundraising

As philanthropy grows increasingly complex and high-net-worth giving continues to change the nonprofit landscape, faith-based charities have an opportunity to grow their fundraising production in very significant and achievable ways.

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Internal Readiness

Embracing the Audit to Get to Stronger Communications

A messaging or communications audit can help you focus on developing targeted messages to send to your audiences in ways that have the most impact. At BWF, we know the factors that indicate it’s the right time to conduct an audit for your organization.

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RFP process

An Interview with Cloud for Good on the Value of the RFP Process 

BWF recently sat down with Cloud for Good’s Eric McCune, Director of Sales, Education, and Tim Love, Director of Sales, Nonprofit to discuss the value and best processes of the RFP process.

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Personalizing Impact: Creating Your Donor’s Story

Storytelling is at the crux of good fundraising. But how often do we take a step back and reflect on what it is fundraisers are doing and how to communicate impact effectively?

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Case Study: BWF and Tufts University School of Medicine

Engage Dx is a diagnostic tool to increase engagement health and philanthropy; however, it takes time to measure and track progress. The three-year relationship between BWF and TUSM enables important repetition and frequency of building and promoting engagement around select themes while measuring through surveys every six months. This repetition helps ensure TUSM is on track and is seeing that as engagement increases, philanthropy is also increasing.

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Are Your Fundraising Email Open Rates About to be Artificially Inflated?

The recent changes in Apple’s iOS 15 software update is changing the way we measure email success and digital strategy. These changes may affect your analytics, but they don’t change what makes for a good fundraising email program.

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multi factor authentication

Why You Should Care About Multi-Factor Authentication

What is Multi-Factor Authentication and why is it so important? BWF shares insights into how best to navigate and prioritize MFA as data security becomes more complex.

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Due Diligence Survey Results– UK & Europe

Primarily, this report highlighted that there is both work to be done in due diligence and opportunity for growth and discourse. Monetary, time, and process investment in due diligence will be
pivotal to success. We look forward to continuing to measure and discuss these key items.

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Business Intelligence dashboard

Closing the Perspective Gap with Business Intelligence

While business intelligence commonly and effectively highlights performance, advanced solutions will show leaders how to navigate the path ahead. The question then becomes, “How do senior fundraising leaders build and manage technology operations?”

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